Bono, the frontman of U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign, visited the European Parliament on 10 October.
“Europe is an amazing romantic idea, that we speak in so many different languages but with one voice,” said Bono during the visit.
At the Parliament he met President Antonio Tajani and Parliament’s political group leaders.
The One campaign is an international organisation that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.
EU elections are coming up in May 2019. Use your right to choose who will represent you in the European Parliament. You can vote both in your own and in another member state, in a polling station or by post. So don’t forget to register to vote!
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his final State of the Union speech. Members voted on digital copyright rules, measures to counter money laundering and a plastics strategy. Parliament calls on the Council to initiate disciplinary measures against Hungary.
In 2014, for the first time in the EU’s history, European voters had a say in who would be named Commission president, thanks to the Lead candidate process. With parliamentary elections approaching, let’s see how this system that designates lead candidate works.